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Fortunately by Remy Charlip

Fortunately (original 1964; edition 2010)

by Remy Charlip, Remy Charlip (Illustrator)

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Authors:Remy Charlip
Other authors:Remy Charlip (Illustrator)
Info:Perfection Learning (2010), Hardcover
Collections:TED 255
Tags:Party, airplane, explode, parachute, early birthday, fortunately, unfortunately, picture book, cause and effect

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Fortunately by Remy Charlip (1964)



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Great book for pre school! Story about a boy on a little adventure and the good and the bad of what he endures. This is a cause and effect picture book.
  Kaligorman | Feb 16, 2017 |
Fortunately is a good book to introduce cause and effect and opposites of a scenario. I think this would be a good book for children because they get to learn both outcomes of a scenario. I liked this book because it a great way to introduce cause and effect for children at a young age. The grade level of this book would be kindergarten/first. ( )
  alexisjm01 | Feb 16, 2017 |
This book is a picture book that is predictable and repeats the word fortunately and unfortunately on every page. This book has a series of events where a man is on the way to his surprise party and has fortunate and unfortunate events occur that delay him. This is a great book to teach kids the words fortunately and unfortunately. ( )
  Cheyene | Feb 16, 2017 |
Fortunately is a wonderful book to read aloud for kindergarten, first, second, and third graders. This book is about a boy named Ned who goes through fortunate and unfortunate events. I really enjoyed the books ups and downs.This book can be used as an example for students to learn how to make their own good bad, good bad, story. ( )
  Sthefania | Jan 31, 2017 |
This book is about a boy where something bad happened to him, something good also happened to him. Finally, he is lucky to have a birthday party. I like this book because it is humor and give our surprise. It would be great for kindergarten children. ( )
  LinWang | Jan 28, 2017 |
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This book is dedicated to Ned and Claude and the Paper Bag Players
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Fortunately one day, Ned got a letter that said, "Please Come to a Surprise Party."
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0689716605, Paperback)

Fortunately, Ned was invited to a surprise party.

Unfortunately, the party was a thousand miles away.

Fortunately, a friend loaned Ned an airplane.

Unfortunately, the motor exploded.

Fortunately, there was a parachute in the airplane.

Unfortunately, there was a hole in the parachute.

What else could go wrong as Ned tries to get to the party? Readers will cheer as Ned's luck turns from good to bad to good again, while clever illustrations tell the story of his wacky adventure and narrow escapes.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:11:37 -0400)

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Good and bad luck accompany Ned from New York to Florida on his way to a surprise party.

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